Online Journal Club
Online Journal Club 2023
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Facilitators: Ms Debbie Paltridge, Dr Sarah Rennie, Associate Professor Jenepher Martin
Journal Article: Ott MC, Pack R, Cristancho S, Chin M, Van Koughnett JA, Ott M. "The most crushing thing": understanding resident assessment burden in a competency-based curriculum. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2022 Oct 1;14(5): 583-92.
Date: Wednesday 14 June 2023
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm AEST
Meet the facilitators: 14 June 2023
Ms Debbie Paltridge
Debbie has been working in medical education for the past 20 years. Initially an intensive care physiotherapist, she made the transition to medical education after completing a Masters in Health Sciences Education in 1993. She has worked extensively in the areas of supporting junior doctors education, training and assessment, faculty development for supervisors, simulation and curriculum development.
Dr Sarah Rennie
Sarah is an academic surgeon with a passion for medical education, her research interests include leadership development, academic misconduct and clinical skills acquisition. She studied Medicine in the UK where she developed and was the inaugural president for JASME (Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education). Sarah completed a basic surgical training rotation in Scotland whilst researching academic misconduct amongst medical students.
An academic general surgeon, Jenepher Martin has a career-long interest in surgical education and medical education more broadly. Her doctoral thesis explored the quality of RACS surgical training. Previous roles at RACS include Coordinator of Surgical Education and RACS Councillor with education leadership portfolios. Contributions to RACS education include curriculum development and assessment reform for Basic Surgical Training and design and implementation of: faculty development courses, selection interviewer and examiner training, and the ASC surgical education program. As Chair of Basic Surgical Training she oversaw the integration of the requirements of early surgical training into the SET structure. Jenepher was awarded the RACS Medal in 2014 and continues to engage with RACS education development. Current roles include appointments at Monash and Deakin Universities, Australian Medical Council appointments in accreditation, assessment, and advisory capacities, and as a member of the Victorian Board, Medical Board of Australia.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points
This educational activity has been approved in the College's CPD program. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour (maximum of one point) in Category 3 - Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. For those with a RACS CPD requirement this activity will be automatically uploaded to your record.